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TITLE 30ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PART 1TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 328WASTE MINIMIZATION AND RECYCLING
SUBCHAPTER DUSED OIL FILTER MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING
RULE §328.24Registration and Reporting

(a) A transporter, storage facility, or processor may not store, process, recycle, or dispose of used oil filters unless the person is registered with the agency. These persons must register using an agency form and have a valid registration prior to operation. Mail the form to the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087. For further information, call 1-888-TX CRUDE or for forms and publications use Internet address: http://www.tnrcc.state.tx.us.

(b) Unless the person is registered with the agency as a storage facility, a person may not store used oil filters:

  (1) that in the aggregate have a volume greater than six 55-gallon drums; or

  (2) in more than one bulk filter container.

(c) Transporters, storage facilities, and processors must renew their registrations by January 25th of every even-numbered year, and must report by January 25th of every even-numbered year, in accordance with paragraphs (1)-(4) of this subsection.

  (1) The report must include the number of used oil filters the person transported, stored, or processed in the preceding two calendar years.

  (2) Registration renewal and reporting information must be entered on an agency form.

  (3) The registration and reporting information must be mailed to the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087. For further information, call 1-888-TX CRUDE or for forms and publications use Internet address: http://www.tnrcc.state.tx.us.

  (4) A transporter, storage facility, or processor who initially registers after December 31, 1999 must, after its initial registration has been active for two years, renew its registration by January 25th of every even-numbered year.

(d) Persons transporting used oil filters may transport up to two 55-gallon containers, or the volumetric equivalent, without registering as a transporter.

(e) A transporter, storage facility, or processor is required to provide evidence of financial responsibility with registration as the executive director deems necessary to assure that the facility has sufficient assets to provide for proper closure. Financial assurance for closure may be demonstrated by using one or more of the following mechanisms: trust funds, surety bonds guaranteeing payment or performance, letters of credit, insurance, or financial test and corporate guarantee. These mechanisms shall be prepared on forms approved by the executive director.


Source Note: The provisions of this §328.24 adopted to be effective December 23, 1999, 24 TexReg 11512

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